Short vita

Dr. Anna Petrova-Mayor studied Physics specializing in Laser Physics at Sofia University, Bulgaria. She completed a Ph.D. at the University of Hohenheim, Germany. As a Ph.D. project she designed and developed a solid-state laser based on a Cr4+:YAG crystal for use in laser remote sensing (LIDAR). The results of this project are published in her dissertation and a paper in the journal Applied Optics. Dr. Petrova-Mayor joined the Physics Department at CSU Chico in August of 2008.

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Department of Physics

California State University, Chico

Dr. Anna Petrova-Mayor



  1. Optics

  2. Lasers

  3. Independent Study

  4. Mechanics

  5. Electricity and Magnetism

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